Tesla is under extreme pressure to turn a sustained net profit starting this quarter, as promised by Mr Musk, but in the second quarter it burned through $739.5 million (€648m) in cash and lost a quarterly record $717.5 million (€620m). Musk has admitted that running an electric vehicle and energy company like Tesla is exhausting, and in an interview with the New York Times last month, Musk stated that anyone who could do a better job can take over for him anytime.
The news outraged investors and analysts, as well as the company's board members, who urged Musk to stop posting on Twitter for some time.
Tesla's stock dropped 6 percent in Friday's pre-market session, trading around $263.55 at time of publication. Later, Tesla's eccentric CEO tweeted that he was negotiating the go-private deal with buyout firm Silver Lake, investment bank Goldman Sachs and several other firms, including the Saudi Arabian government. As noted, Musk once tweeted that he was considering selling shares of his company for $420.
Morton joined the company as chief accounting officer with the expectation he would eventually take over for Deepak Ahuja as CFO, the person said. Chief accounting officer Dave Morton announced in a filing Friday that he had left the company this past Tuesday after only a month on the job. It later said that Chief People Officer Gaby Toledano would not return from a leave of absence, just over a year after joining. It said Morton had no disagreements with Tesla's leadership or financial reporting.
"I'm not a regular smoker of weed", Musk, 47, said on the podcast before taking a puff from a joint Rogan said contained tobacco and weed, which is legal in California where the two conducted the interview.
One of Wall Street's prominent short sellers, Andrew Left, has filed a class-action lawsuit, accusing electric vehicle maker Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk of trying to "burn" investors with "objectively false tweets". Musk did, and the image of the CEO smoking cannabis immediately spread on social media like wildfire.
Tesla declined to comment beyond the official filing. The report, which was published by electric car-themed news site InsideEVs, estimated that the Tesla Model 3, Model S, and Model X, were the Top 3 electric cars in the United States in August.
The two men also drank whiskey during the interview, and Musk pointed out that alcohol is also a drug.
If the president followed through with all his proposed tariffs, essentially every good being imported from China would be taxed. The tariffs would potentially hurt U.S. companies that import everything from handbags to bicycle tires.
Like Kaepernick, Boyer is who I turn to when I want opinions on the bigger issues in this country and how they relate to sports. He continued to throw red meat to his political base with a tweet early Friday morning that asked, " What was Nike thinking? ".
Maximum sustained winds of the unnamed system have been clocked at 30mph and the system is moving west-northwest at 15mph. If Gordon were to take more of a turn to the north then our forecast could change considerably by Wednesday and Thursday.
The White House on Tuesday threatened military intervention if the Syrian government used chemical weapons. If it's a slaughter, the world is going to get very, very angry. "Let's f-king kill him! Let's go in.
Thomas' reaction to the lack of a resolution was clear in his post: "The disrespect has been noted and will not be forgotten". Thomas has since reported to the Seahawks, but he still doesn't appear to be thrilled with his situation.
The birdies started flowing on the first hole and kept rolling throughout the day. "I've got to make birdies", Woods said. But he quickly ran off birdies at 13, sticking his approach inside 5 feet, and 16 to get back under par for the day.
Malone's plane was en route to London when the pilot realized that the left main tyres had blown shortly after takeoff. After facing his second travel terror in less than a month, the rapper appeared to be in good spirits.
Efforts resumed after daybreak Sunday, and authorities closed off the stretch of the river where the search was taking place. In the high-speed collision passengers were ejected and both vessels sunk, said the Mohave County Sheriff's Office .
Mac Miller Dead At 26 From Apparent Overdose
TMZ reports that Miller was found dead in his home in California earlier today from what's been described as an apparent overdose. He was found to have a blood alcohol content twice the legal limit after the incident, and was charged with DUI as a result.
Blood-testing company Theranos is set to dissolve
Holmes stepped down from her position as CEO, and as Tuesday's announcement made clear, the company she founded will be no more . As part of the settlement, Ms Holmes had to return millions of shares to the privately held company and pay a $500,000 fine.
Quake halts all trains on Japan island
Government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said two people had been killed, with local media reported around 40 were missing. Houses in the town were hit by landslides, and one report said five residents were found with no vital signs.
Champion Stephens booted from US Open
Sevastova broke the 25-year-old American's serve twice in the opening set, then broke her again to take a 2-0 lead in the second. Next up for the 28-year-old is Serena , who beat Pliskova later in the day to move into the semis.
Nishikori takes revenge on Cilic
Kei Nishikori is headed to the US Open semifinal following a dramatic upset victory over Marin Cilic on Wednesday. Keys said she will look to home support on Thursday when she resumes her rivalry with Osaka.
Storm Gordon weakens after landfall in southern US
A child has been killed in Florida after a tree was blown on top of his mobile home in an incident which may be linked to Gordon. Brandon Drake, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Topeka, said theories differ on how the storm will progress.